Posts Tagged ‘Pharmacist cover letters’

Why LinkedIn is a MUST in today’s pharmacist job market

In today’s technology-centered world, you hear a lot about social networking and the need for a LinkedIn profile for your professional career. As a Pharmacist, though, have you considered what you might be missing out on if you DO NOT have a LinkedIn profile? Here are just a few reasons a LinkedIn profile is an…

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Pharmacist Resume Spring Cleaning: 5 Things To Avoid

  Spring is on the way. Which means spring cleaning will soon be in full force. With that said, it’s time to clean up that resume because you never know when the perfect job opportunity will come your way! 1) You don’t use an objective statement: You know that generalized statement that we see at…

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Pharmacist Resume Trends for 2017

  A key to your professional success is ensuring that your resume remains current and in the format hiring managers understand. Employers receive 100’s of resumes for every position they post, so it pays to ‘wow’ them with your knowledge of current trends. Here are just some of the resume trends you will see for…

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Here’s your pharmacist resume checklist

Have you been stuck in retail pharmacy for too long and want to explore other options? Did you come across a pharmacist job opening that intrigues you? Are you in the middle of a relocation? Are you a new graduate looking to enter the work force?  There are numerous reasons why you may be looking to update your…

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Making these 3 fatal pharmacist networking mistakes?

I still remember the first time I was introduced to video games. My mom dropped me off at preschool, and there I discovered the original Nintendo system and it’s hallmark game, Super Mario Bros. It was surreal to my young eyes and young brain. You mean if I push this button that guy on the screen will jump? Mind…

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Are you a victim of the pharmacist resume abyss?

The resume abyss is a dreadful and cruel place. It can swallow up your resume like a black hole engulfs a once brightly-shining star. The resume abyss is something we should all fear (cue screaming from a cheesy 1980s horror flick). The abyss wields such impressive power that it’s able to ruthlessly suck away the confidence,…

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Is Ageism Hurting You In The Pharmacist Job Market?

Ageism. It’s real. Too many wonderful and highly-qualified pharmacists are being passed over for positions because they don’t have a residency and/or a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD.) degree. This is a travesty! These pharmacists have something far more valuable to bring to the table: experience.  Many of these pharmacists will tell you they believe they…

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3 Pharmacist resume rules you SHOULD break

Who comes up with these resume writing rules anyway? I feel like sometime in the early 90’s a group of undergraduate career counselors sporting plaid suits, square-rimmed glasses, and greasy comb-overs got together and laid out these resume writing ground rules, and the rest of us just followed suit. When it comes to writing an…

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3 Tips For Pharmacists Transitioning From Retail To Clinical

Many pharmacists interested in making the leap from retail to clinical are finding that it’s often not an easy to task to undertake. There are a few factors that are standing in your way: the job market in general, the fact that retail and clinical practice are vastly different, and most pharmacy directors will simply toss…

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8 body language pitfalls that are sinking your pharmacist job interview

In many ways, the interview stage of a pharmacist job search is like the last mile of marathon. You’ve read my previous articles, and have therefore written an accomplishment-focused pharmacist resume that not only gets you past those pesky electronic filters, but catches the eye of the pharmacy director. Go ahead and take a bow. Curtsy. Because you’ve accomplished what…

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